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Colleen Phelps


Colleen Phelps is the host of Live in Studio C on 91Classical and the and Keeping Score podcast. The percussionist and singer was a founding member of award-winning chamber music ensemble Sound Riot and has recorded an album of new music for marimba, dedicated to recently born zoo animals. She is also a faculty member at Nashville State Community College.

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91Classical is launching its first Student Composer Fellowship. 

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With their season-opening performances of Sergei Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, Nashville Ballet welcomes new conductor Ming Luke. Get to know him with his answers to these six questions.

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Four friends got together and started a band? That's so Nashville. The friends are a violinist, cellist, lute player, and countertenor? Yep. Still very Nashville. 

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Kirsten Agresta-Copely has played Carnegie Hall and the Tonight Show. She plays with the New York Pops, for tea at the St. Regis, and then makes her way back to Nashville to teach at Vanderbilt. And this week she brought some of her favorite covers to Live in Studio C.

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Get to know one of our Student Composer Fellowship Mentors with these six questions.

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The story of a soldier in Australia is the subject of a musical theater song that earned two local students national attention this August.

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It's an auspicious honor to have a piece of music named after you. Flutist Molly Barth would know, and she'll also tell you that the idea to include a name comes from the composer, not the title-character.

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Beginning this fall, Nashville will be marking the approaching centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

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Get to know one of our Student Composer Fellowship mentors through these six questions.

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When guitarist Andrés Segovia visited Paris in the 1920s he inspired many French composers who were not even guitarists to write with a Spanish flair. Richard Todd brought a selection of these pieces to Studio C.